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Anti-bot CAPTCHA widget that helps digitize books by providing snippets of books for people to enter the text for. Owned by Google.

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that detects HTML5 and CSS3 features in the user’s browser and allows you to target specific browser functionality in your stylesheet.

D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS. D3’s emphasis on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework, combining powerful visualization components and a data-driven appro...

AngularJS is an open-source JavaScript framework, maintained by Google, that assists with running single-page applications. Its goal is to augment browser-based applications with model–view–controller (MVC) capability, in an effort to make both development and testing easier.

Parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates in JavaScript.

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

Websites using some type of Facebook technology.

See what your Facebook friends have liked, shared, or commented on across the Web. This includes all variations of Like, Share and Follow Buttons, Embedded Posts, Comments, Activity Feed, Recommendations Feed, Recommendations Bar, Like Box and Facepile.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

This site uses the viewport meta tag which means the content may be optimized for mobile content.

Using this tag you can set up your web app to have an application shortcut icon added to a device's homescreen, and have the app launch in full-screen "app mode".

A family of standard web feed formats used to publish frequently updated information like blog entries, news headlines, audio and video.

Nameserver provider

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service.

The Apache HTTP Server is an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS/X and Netware. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services observing the current HTTP standards. Apache has been the most popular web server ...

The Apache Tomcat software is an open source implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies. The Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket specifications are developed under the Java Community Process.

The Coyote HTTP/1.1 Connector element represents a Connector component that supports the HTTP/1.1 protocol. It enables Catalina to function as a stand-alone web server, in addition to its ability to execute servlets and JSP pages. A particular instance of this component listens for connections on a specific TCP port number on th...

Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Content Security Policy is best used as defense-in-depth, to reduce the harm caused by content injection attacks.

Websites using https protocol.

Meta Keywords are a specific type of meta tag that appear in the HTML code of a Web page and help tell search engines what the topic of the page is.

Meta descriptions are HTML attributes that provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages. Meta descriptions are commonly used on search engine result pages (SERPs) to display preview snippets for a given page.

The http-equiv attribute provides an HTTP header for the information/value of the content attribute. The http-equiv attribute can be used to simulate an HTTP response header.

Google's hosted library for web fonts. Allows websites to choose and use fonts from a free, wide variety of fonts.

UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. It is the preferred encoding for web pages.